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Adrian Walker

Walker is a columnist for the Metro section. He provides commentary and opinion on local and regional news as well as society and culture. Walker started as a Metro columnist in 1998. His column appears Mondays and Fridays.

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Adrian Walker

Why couldn’t the visionaries at MIT spot a bad actor like Jeffrey Epstein?

By , Globe Staff

The MIT Media Lab might have seemed like an unlikely place to be touched by the Jeffrey Epstein scandal — yet its financial ties to the disgraced sex trafficker have thrust it into turmoil.

Adrian Walker

Seth Moulton’s terrible, horrible, no good, very bad summer vacation

By , Globe Columnist

Moulton was always a long shot in the 2020 field, but he couldn’t have envisioned approaching Labor Day with little hope of even making it onstage for the Democratic debates.

Adrian Walker

Schilling for Congress? President Trump may have found a soul mate

By , Globe Columnist

Former Red Sox favorite Curt Schilling is talking about running for Congress in Arizona — and President Trump has already tweeted his support. It’s the latest odd detour in Schilling’s strange post-baseball life.

Adrian Walker

As key Walsh aide testifies in corruption trial, clarity remains elusive

By , Globe Columnist

The corruption trial of city officials Kenneth Brissette and Timothy Sullivan is unfolding, and one big question looms — when does politics become extortion?